December 1965

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The following events occurred in December 1965:

December 1, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • The Border Security Force is established in India as a special force to guard the country's borders.
  • The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands is founded by a merger of the Protestant denominations "Presbyterian Church in Jamaica" and "Congregational Union of Jamaica".
  • The village of 't Haantje, Drenthe, in the Netherlands, narrowly escapes a disaster, when a French company drilling for gas begins to lose control of the enormous gas pressure, resulting in a huge gas eruption. The ground around the hole caves in, swallowing all of the drilling equipment. The gas eruption is eventually stopped by a cement injection from a new drilling hole. A small lake[1] surrounded by a forest becomes a permanent reminder.

December 2, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

December 3, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

December 4, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

December 5, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Charles de Gaulle is re-elected as French president with 10,828,421 votes.
  • The "glasnost meeting" becomes the first spontaneous political demonstration, and the first demonstration for civil rights in the Soviet Union.
  • Died: Joseph Erlanger, 91, US physiologist and Nobel laureate

December 6, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

December 7, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 8, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 9, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

December 10, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

December 11, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

  • French biologist and new Nobel laureate Jacques Monod gives his Nobel lecture on the subject of bacteria in culture media containing two sugars.[9]
  • Died: Đuro Tiljak, 70, Croatian artist, writer and teacher

December 12, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

December 13, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

  • By presidential decree, the rupiah baru (new rupiah) becomes the unified national currency of all of Indonesia.
  • Born: María Dolores de Cospedal, Spanish politician, in Madrid

December 14, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 15, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 16, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

  • Indonesian general Abdul Haris Nasution is appointed to the Supreme Operations Command, gaining ascendance over the traditionally civilian-held portion of the country's military hierarchy.[16]
  • Died: W. Somerset Maugham, 91, British playwright, novelist and short story writer[17]

December 17, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • The British government begins an oil embargo against Rhodesia; the United States joins the effort.

December 18, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

December 19, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

December 20, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

December 21, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 22, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 23, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

December 24, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

December 25, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

December 26, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • 27-year-old Heinz Schöneberger becomes the twelfth person to be shot during 1965 by border guards at the Berlin Wall after he and his brother Horst try to smuggle two women out of East Germany in their car.[26]
  • Died: Anna Orochko, 67, Soviet Russian stage and film actress, theatre director, and acting teacher[27]

December 27, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

December 28, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 29, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 30, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

December 31, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

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  3. ^ The Sudbury Star. (December 7, 1965) p.15
  4. ^ from the Vatican site
  5. ^ Hermit Eclipse: Saros cycle 144
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  9. ^ From enzymatic adaptation to allosteric transitions, Jacques Monad, Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1965
  10. ^ (French) Houari Boumediène biography, on website of the Presidency of the Republic of Algeria
  11. ^ Van Staaveren, Jacob, Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1961–1968. Washington DC: Center of Air Force History, 1995, p. 133.
  12. ^ History of the SEA Games
  13. ^ "More Groups of Towns". The Times. 15 December 1965.
  14. ^ "Minister wants all-purpose borough for Tyneside". The Times. 15 December 1965
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  16. ^ New York Times, December 16, 1965.
  17. ^ "W. Somerset Maugham", The Literature Network
  18. ^ Boucher, Anthony (1966-05-01). "Criminals At Large". The New York Times (The New York Times Company). p. 335. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  19. ^ Seale, Patrick (1990). Asad of Syria: The Struggle for the Middle East. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-06976-5.
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  22. ^ Republic of Singapore Independence Act 1965 (No. 9 of 1965, 1985 Rev. Ed.) ("RSIA"), s. 6.
  23. ^ Nichols, CDR John B., and Barret Tillman, On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War Over Vietnam, Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute, 1987, ISBN 978-0-87021-559-9, p. 154.
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  25. ^ "A City's Future Takes Shape". LIFE Magazine. December 24, 1965. pp. 168–174. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  26. ^ Berlin Memorial Wall. Accessed 2 February 2014
  27. ^ Анна Алексеевна Орочко в энциклопедии «Кругосвет»
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  32. ^ "LT Arthur Sinclair Hill". The Virtual Wall. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
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